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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots veering to southwest 15 Thursday morning except southwest 20 to 25 over southern sections.

A few showers and fog patches beginning this evening and ending Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 August 2017
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming south 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northern section. 

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday deepening low 1006 mb located at 74N 60W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 993 mb located at 71N 60W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday building ridge located from 80N 92W to
63N 92W.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening ridge located over Ellesmere Island.

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